July 2013

July 31, 2013 01:31 PM

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Geospatial Technology Program is offering an introductory geographic information systems short course in August.

July 30, 2013 05:38 PM

Eleven Johnson County youth involved in the 4-H Big Brothers Big Sisters program visited the National 4-H Center in Washington, D.C., in July. They participated in the National 4-H Mentoring Capstone.

July 30, 2013 09:13 AM

Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms and Wallace Foundation for Rural Research and Development will host the 19th annual Crops Field Day on Thursday, Aug. 1 at 5 p.m. The event will be held at the ISU Armstrong Research Farm in Lewis, Iowa.

July 25, 2013 01:35 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a series of meetings this fall for growers producing crops in high tunnels. Two meeting sites will be offered for each workshop.

July 25, 2013 11:16 AM

The Greater Keokuk Young Professionals organization has risen from the ashes, thanks to the Keokuk Area Chamber of Commerce, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development, and two dynamic young local leaders.

July 25, 2013 10:17 AM

ISU Extension and Outreach specialists developed a smartphone app to map large bumps, center cracks or roadways with no shoulders along the route that could be harmful to RAGBRAI riders.

July 24, 2013 03:43 PM

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about what may be causing those black or brown spots on tomatoes, zucchini and other garden produce.

July 23, 2013 09:17 AM

To meet continuing demand and the Aug. 31 deadline for advisor recertification under the newly revised Pork Quality Assurance Plus® program, Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University has added a session on Aug. 29 in Ames.

July 18, 2013 03:20 PM

Twelve Iowa 4-H’ers participated in the 2013 National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational June 23-28 in Grand Island, Neb. Some 540 participants from 36 different states and 33 teams competed in the three-day event.